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. [ laughter ] see you. martha: a chilling story out of oklahoma. two teenagers charged with murder, a third with accessory. 22-year-old christopher lane on a baseball scholarship in oklahoma, he's from australia. the teenagers admit they did it. listen as they try to save this young man. >> they are on the way. they can't company faster. martha: we have more on that 911 call. we are going to talk about this story. it's compelling and very unnerving. gregg: a military judge says she'll announce sentence for bradley manning this morning. her decision expected about an hour and a half from now. bradley manning was convicted of giving hundreds of thousands of classified documents to wikileaks while he worked as an intelligence analyst in iraq. the 20-year-old facing up to 90 years in prison. the prosecutor asking for at least 60 years. manning apologizing for what he has done and he asked for the judge's mercy because he had a difficult childhood. martha: new details on the nsa surveillance program. the "wall street journal" says the nsa can spy on 75 per of all internet traffic. gregg: 75% of
-bye, everybody. nice to be with you. martha: thanks, you guys. well, dramatic 911 call that turned what could have been a mass school tragedy into peaceful outcome. what a story this is today. we're now hearing exactly how a school bookkeeper came face-to-face with a mad gunman. there was a scene of panic as everybody ran out of that school. she talked him off the ledge. she talked him into surrender. much good morning, everybody, i'm martha maccallum here in "america's newsroom." what a story this is. gregg: incredible courage. i'm gregg jarrett in for bill hemmer. listen to the hero of this story. her name is antoinette toff. she came face-to-face with the shooting suspect, michael brand done hill. >> oh i'm in the front office. he went outside to start shooting. [gunfire] can i run? >> can you get somewhere safe? >> yeah. i got to go. and he's coming back. >> put the phone down. >> okay. she said she is getting police to tell him to back off for you, okay? >> tell them to stop all movement. >> okay. okay. >> stop all movement now on the ground. stop all movement on the ground. he said don'
. martha: it's great to be book. thanks for holding down the fort. good morning, everybody. what a dramatic end all of that came to after that harrowing ordeal. horseback riders in the idaho wilderness spotted her. this man, the people who found them, said they knew something did not make sense. >> as we went to the lake, they showed up at the lake. they was just like a square peg going into a round hole. they didn't fit. they might have been an outdoorsman in california. but he was not an outdoorsman in idaho. he didn't fit. we went into the house and the news flashed on. the amber pea lert was on the television and i told my wife, that's that girl we saw on the mountain. bill: they hiked two hours to get to difficult imagine ohio and an der -- to dimaggio and then they made their move. >> reporter: without these witnesses picking up the phone and immediately calling 911, hannah could still be out there in the wilderness with dimaggio. they say hannah was wearing pajama pants and when she tried to make small stalk with her she would turn -- when they tried to make smalltalk with her she wo
. martha: guys, thank you so much. and folks news alert this morning on breaking new developments right now out of egypt the u.s. is reportedly continue to evaluate is the word of the morning our aid to the middle east nation while conducting a broad review of what you're seeing into these pictures. unbelievable scenes of unrest in egypt. so many questions where all of this is headed. saudi arabia said they will step up and fill in any aid that is missing if the united states decides to pull back on it. so you've got that in the equation as well today. good morning, everybody. i'm martha maccallum here in "america's newsroom." gregg: i'm gregg jarrett in for bill hemmer. those reports come on the same date supreme leader of the muslim brotherhood was arrested. he was taken into custody at an apartment in cairo, one day after a court ordered the release of former dictator hosni mubarak. martha: leland vittert is live in the middle east this morning. leland, are the mass arrests doing the trick to get things under control? >> reporter: so far so good for the egyptian army, martha. the massive
in the private sector and creeping into the public sector as well. good morning, everybody, i'm martha maccallum in "america's newsroom." gregg: i'm gregg jarrett in for bill hemmer. obamacare provides many employers to provide coverage to anyone who works at least 30 hours a week. but to get around that, some employers are just cutting back on the hours this report coming just days after ups announced it will not provide coverage to husbands and wives of employees who can get insurance on their own. martha: ups is not alone in this. many employers fear they will not be able to afford it. some saying they still don't know what's in the law. this is years after it was signed into law and nancy pelosi famously said this. >> we have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it away from the fog of the controversy. martha: the truth is, we are still finding out what's in it, stuart. companies are still scratching their heads saying we're not really sure how this will affect us and what it will cost us. stuart is the host of "varney & company" on the fox business network. what do you
to say about the topic. >> that's it for us. america live with martha begins right now. >> fox news alert. just months in president obama's second term and guess what, attention is turning to iowa, to the 2016 presidential field if you can believe it. we have several political hitters who made moves as possible presidential candidate. welcome to america live i am markka mccowen in for megyn kelliy. >> hillary clinton is giving a speech later today as she gets a lot of early attention as the democratic front runner in 2016, vice-president boyd boyd making waves out there. he accepted an invite to speak in iowa next month. texas senator ted cruz and rick sanatorium and danald trump hit up the iowa state fair this weekend. boy, oh, boy, joining us is mr. chris stalwart. what dow make of all of this. >> you make it sound like it is my fault. i didn't do. this i am not making them run for office. this is the world we live in today. you want to run for the highest office in the land, it never ends and never stops and the permanent campaign is an understatement and if you want to lock up the bas
? on saturday, president obama headed to martha's vineyard from a week of rest from ruining our country. some critics wailed it's too upscale. one republican congressman said the trip was tone deaf. but presidents have long been criticized for their vacation spots. who can forget bill clinton going to jackson hole, a place on a pollster's advice. teddy roosevelt spending time on his yacht. and booker hayes spending time with hookers in thailand. >> i remember that. >> how hard should we impeach obama? you said you couldn't wait. >> no, i do not get the conservative fixation on being angry when obama goes on vacation. go on vacation more. please. the one we wanted working hard was going to be president romney. obama we want constantly golfing. >> if you had -- if every -- if that entire administration had been golfing, we wouldn't have obama care. i would rather have a great golfing president than obamacare. but that's just because i'm a jerk. should he be going to a place as fancy as martha's vineyard. should he be going somewhere else? for example, maybe to key west? it's delightful there. o
is still on the hacking to get obamacare. >> we have to wrap this up. he is going to martha's vineyard. who is martha? seriously. she has a vineyard. big deal. >> very nice. my family goes every area to cape cod. i'm from the west coast. i don't know what martha's vineyard is. apparently she is a very important person. thanks. >>> when we come back, conservatives continue to hammer the president over thing like his golf games and vacations. is that a turnoff to the american people? and then is your city the most unfriendly city in the country? you may be suprised to see which home towns made the list. hero: if you had a chance to go anywhere in the world, but you had to leave right now, would you go? man: 'oh i can't go tonight' woman: 'i can't.' hero : that's what expedia asked me. host: book the flight but you have to go right now. hero: (laughs) and i just go? this is for real right? this is for real? i always said one day i'd go to china, just never thought it'd be today. anncr: we're giving away a trip every day. download the expedia app and your next trip could be on us. expedia, find
. and did they commandeer an osprey and force them to take them to martha's vineyard? that's ahead. and talking about owner of a lonely heart and should it be in the rock and roll hall of fame? some say no others say -- well you probably know where i am going with this one. >> it is hot in here. >> i like the new studio. i like the permanent studio. >> it is permanent, exactly. it is actually on the 57th floor. >> that's great. especially considering the building only has 54 floors. >> i know, i know. it is a magical place. go away. let's welcome our guest. she is so sweet that maple syrup pours her over its pancakes. dana perino white house press secretary and one of my many co-hosts on "the five." if hilarity was any lip tau cal machine i would ride him at the gym. it is gavin mcguinness. his book, "death of cool." you should buy it. it is available in paperback. and even in his home he is arrested for trespassing. it is my repulsive sidekick, bill schulz. and he is so country he burps hay. legendary music singer and song writer clint back -- clint black. clint back. his album is
discrimination! to the author of "cult of power, sex discrimination in corporate america." martha, this gap is because of discrimination? >> not all of it, but a good portion of it is, absolutely because of discrimination. >> why would the employer -- they're all sexist? why would they discriminate? >> some of them don't really pay enough attention to who they're paying what, so they don't really realize that maybe front line management is making decisions that are not in the best interest of women. some of them just think they can get away with it, and that goes back to the early 20th century when people paid women less because they were women and said so out loud. >> but you're saying that's 100 years ago. you're saying that's still going on today? >> i'm saying we still live in the legacy of it, absolutely. otherwise, why would take two jobs like school cafeteria worker and school custodian. why would those not be paid the same because they're the skill level, same entry level type job. yet the custodians make more, because they're predominantly mail. the cafeteria ladies are just that,
-- president obama is about to leave for martha's vineyard, which races the question, is he a war criminal? the dad. how did you get here? i don't know. [ speaking in russian ] look, look, look... you probably want to get away as much as we do. with priceline express deals, you can get a fabulous hotel without bidding. think of the rubles you'll save. with one touch, fun in the sun. i like fun. well, that went exactly i as planned.. really? >> they set up a date then laid in wait. three men from mountain view, california, have been arrested for a blind date robbery scheme. this is ingene us r yus. male victims were wooed by a supposed female on line. reports state that she convinced them to bring a considerable amount of cash with them because it was her desire to roll around in the money. however, when the victims arrived at the designated meeting place, of course, they were robbed. these guys are geniuses. discuss, we must. >> a lightning round. >> lightning round. >> this is a brilliant ruse to rip people off. should they not have to go to jail because it was so brilliant. >> now that i
returns in just a few moments. test >>> president obama on vacation in martha's vineyard. an affluent island off the coast of massachusetts. this is the fourth year the president stayed in a private home on the island. the first first lady, the two daughters and the family dog bo will all make the trip. and joining us now from the island of the swells, fox news white house correspondent. now, i've went going to martha's vineyard forever. i went there when it was like poor people on the island. now they've thrown them all out. the real estate is unbelievable. when president obama first started going, remember, president clinton went up there as well. the reason they go is because a lot of democratic fund-raisers, big dems up there. they stay for free. so that's why the president is going, right? >> well, they don't actually stay for free. they rent the property. the reason they go is that the last two democratic presidents including president obama don't own or didn't, when they were in the white house, own their own vacation properties. remember, the past three republicans, bushes 41
with this. >> well, it was august. they were busy up in martha's vineyard. there could be lots of different reasons. what i don't understand, why is everybody coming down on the republicans and asking them to defend themselves. do you really believe in the constitution, like i am sure peter king doesn't believe in the constitution. give me a break, of course he does. why aren't democrats being held accountable. republicans aren't in charge of anything except the house of representatives. >> they get the blame. >> the obama team knew this "the washington post" report was coming, why didn't they get out in front of it when president obama talked about the reforms. remember the press conference before he left for martha's vineyard, about reforms, more transparency to the nsa program. they knew this was coming, that would have been a good opportunity to have talked about it and got it out. then it all would be out in the wash. >> important to keep in mind a majority of the house republicans voted to defund the nsa. >> what about the democrats, bob, seriously? >> do the democrats give a crap abo
service, tens ofnds thousands of tax dollars per day. an eight-day martha's vineyard extravaganza, while millions can't find a job and a record number of americans need food stamps to survive. priceless. leadership. all things america expects from our commander in chief. have a great weekend. if you're on martha's vineyard this weekend, you bump into president obama, tell him wevine said hello. i'll see you on "the five." >>> hello. i'm kimberly guilfoyle and the gang. it's 5:00 o'clock in new york city and this is "the five". >> moments ago, to wrapped up his first solo news conference since april 30. he touched on a number of topics, including the nsa, surveillance, privacy, snowden, putin, drone strikes, obamacare, republican shutting down the government, benghazi, the next bed chair, immigration, and the olympics. here are some highlights. >> i wanted to ask you about your evolution on the surveillance issues. why should the public trust you on this issue? >> where we can prevent a terrorist attack, where we can get information ahead of time that we're able to carry out that critical
on hold. wendell goler is in martha's vineyard where the family is vacationing. hello, wendell. >> reporter: hello, shannon. not a lot of criticism of president obama's decision to cancel the summit meeting. arizona republican senator john mccain called it a symbolic move. he said he was fine with it, but he's not fine with the russian-american relationship. he said putin put his thumb in america's eye when he granted asylum to snowden and said the u.s. need to be a lot tougher with russia. >> we need to expand the act that holds people accountable who commit human rights violations within russia. we need to move to bring georgia into nato. we need to continue and restore our efforts for defensive missile systems in europe which we had basically drawn back. >> reporter: even though president obama and putin are talking, other u.s. and russian officials are. secretary of state kerry and secretary of defense chuck hagel met with russian counterparts on friday at the state department. there were no break throughs on syria or europe missile defense. the russia said later the u.s. o
house cited that as a reason for canceling the meeting. live from martha's vineyard, massachusetts, where the president started his vacation with the first family. he's in massachusetts but apparently not going to be meeting anywhere with putin. good morning. >> reporter: well, he'll meet with him at the g-20 in st. petersburg. but the one on one meeting in moscow has been canceled. the president saying he didn't just rush his decision to grant asylum to edward snowden. the snowden decision came after mr. obama personally appealed to russia to return him to this country for prosecution and putin's refusal, officials made clear, left little for the two leaders to talk about. other u.s. and russian officials are talking. secretary of state kerry and defense secretary chuck hagel met with their russian counterparts on friday. mr. obama says when putin returned to power as russia's leader, the relationship took a step backward. >> i think we saw more rhetoric on the russian side that was anti-american. that played into some of the old stereotypes about the cold war contest between the
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to friday. back to "america's newsroom." >> i'm patti ann browne here for martha maccallum. they said it is out of caution and not related to the original threat. bill: we expect the president to address some specific concerns in a news conference from the white house. here is press secretary jay carney late yesterday on that. >> when it comes to protecting americans serving in our embassies and facilities around the world, it is very important to take the necessary precautions when there is this kind of credible threat information. bill: greg palkot leads our coverage. he's working the story out of london today. what is the latest out of pakistan, greg. >> reporter: that's right, bill. we were talking just a short while ago with officials at the u.s. embassy in islamabad, pakistan. they had confirm ad drawdown of what they called non-emergency personnel from the u.s. consulate in lahore. that is about 180 miles southeast of islamabad. that personnel is in fact being brought up to islamabad in that capital area. they also confirmed to us that it was all due to a specific threat agains
martha: that made my day. >> that was fun. martha: visit from oedipal cotton his -- ed palkot. see you tomorrow everybody. jon: which begin with sentencing in a case that rocked the country three years ago. killing of rusty schneiderman, who was shot outside of a day-care center in atlanta as he was going to pick up his child. andrea, schneiderman, his widow has just been sentenced in connection with that case. however, she was never charged with murder. her former boss was convicted of murder. schneiderman is guilty of nine of 13 counts. himmering apprehension of a criminal and concealing material facts. she will serve five years in prison in connection with the murder of her husband. one ever those years already served. andrea schneiderman will be apparently out of prison in four years. right now, brand new stories and breaking news. >> will the family of a couple brutally killed get justice? the capital murder trial for the fugitive accused in their murders is now underway. now why the defense team thinks the prosecution doesn't have a case. >>> two disturbing new studies concer
president. >> and then he is off for martha's vineyard for a vacation and they are upset because the roads are closed. let me play the question about his comments about trayvon martin. this was not a case about race. >> you know i think all of us were troubled by what happened. any of us who were parents were troubled. it doesn't mean he was a perfect kid. none of us were. when you are a teenage boy you are going to mess up. but, what i think all of us agree to is, that we should have a criminal justtice system that was fair and just and i wanted to explain why this was a sensitive topic for african-american families a lot of people who had sons know the experience that they had being followed or viewed susspecifically. >> this case was never about race. what do you make about this comments? >> there is one thing that barack obama is genius at. that is sounding like a perfectly reasonable observe ever of race relations in america when he and his administration have been at the forefront. when eric holder is continuing to hold open a probe even as barack obama says he accepts the jury's dec
obama, if he likes to wear the helmet, ride the bike in martha's vineyard, that's fine. he evacuated 22 embassies friday, spent the weekend playing, his own words, i golfed, played basketball, took pictures with friends in the oval office, blew out candles. >> how about issue a statement or have a press conference, act like you're responsible, that you're not auditioning to play commander in chief in hollywood but you want the job and are serious about terror. this is nothing new to me. this is a president that doesn't have the stomach for terror. if the reports are correct, it was clinton and panetta told him to put the thing on bin laden. i don't think it is a priority. i think he should move the white house to california capital hollywood. >> i think that's disrespectful to the family and soldiers serving overseas, to families of people protecting the embassies closed down. for the president not to be in the oval office and making national security a priority, but instead he is more concerned about his own birthday parties. i can't tell you how many e-mails i got from obama for ameri
to an eight-day vacation on martha's vineyard president obama took volley of questions from a white house press corps feeling neglected the past several months. the topics varied but the president had a message to get out about government surveillance. here a chief white house correspondent ed hen prip. >> afternoon, everybody. these have a seat. >> reporter: president obama used his first full-scale news conference in over three months to try and get out in front of the nsa surveillance controversy he was on his heels over a range of national security issues from his prickly relationship with russia to terror threats from al qaeda and why he still hasn't brought the benghazi killers to justice. >> i also said we'd get bin laden and didn't get him in 11 months. so we have informed, i think, the public there's a sealed indictment. >> reporter: the president was referring to the fact that u.s. officials earlier this week revealed the justice department filed its first criminal charges against an unknown number of people believed to be involved in benghazi, which the president vowed to get t
on vacation as we mentioned. the president is about to head out to martha's vineyard. 48 percent think the president does not deserve a vacation. 82 percent think congress doesn't deserve a summer break. >> seems congress is always on vacation. >> doug luzader thank you very much. >> extreme hov vok across the country. check out this incredible video. you can see clearly a tornado touching down in wayne county ohio. it was only on the ground for 30 seconds. that was long enough for powerful winds to rip a roof right off a home and knock down several huge trees. no one was seriously hurt. >> other wild weather heavy thunderstorms saturating a whole big part of mississippi. major flooding caused roadways to close and causing widespread damage as well. maria molina joins us with a look at that. >> we are talking about parts of kansas and missouri even arkansas. just in the past few days some of these areas have seen as much as a foot of rain. that has really saturated the ground. we are still talking more rain today, tomorrow and even the day after that. heavy rain and because you have al
is here to talk about it. >> heather: a wide ranging news conference. president obama is headed to martha vineyards for a family vacation. earlier today he was addressing war veterans promising to make sure that the brave men and women who defend our county have all the resources that they need. wendall goler is awaiting his arrival in cape cod, massachusetts and joins us live. >> the president is due here in the next hour to start an eight day vacation away from congress. they have made military families a priority and today they unveiled an action plan on mental health research meant to improve treatment of brain injuries. he noted that the u.s. is on track to withdraw from afghanistan by the end of next year but the combination of ending the war in iraq and winding down the afghan fax is overtaxing the disability office. there was a backlog of 600,000 claims back in march. that has been cut by about 20%. >> we will eliminate the backlog once and for all and move ahead for paperless systems so the backlog doesn't come back. so it has to be right first time, on time. [ applause ] after y
the capital for his summer vacation. he arrived if martha's vineyard after his first full press conference in more than three months. and he made news on the government surveillance program, relations with russia, and our war against al qaeda. he is not senator john mccain, republican leader on national security who just returned from the mideast joins us now from arizona. senator, welcome back to fox news sunday. >> thank you, chris. >> president obama said friday he wants to reform the government's surveillance program. add safe guards. make the whole program more transparent. republican congressman pete king, a member of the house intelligence committee, said this. that he called it a monumental failure of war time leadership. senator mccain was right. >> i think it's pretty clear that there's been failures throughout that have led to mr. snowden now being granted asylum in russia. there is now a large percentage of americans, particularly young americans, who view mr. snowden as some kind of a whistleblower when we know he betrayed his oath of office. there is some young that believe h
. >> it is vacation time for congress and president obama who is in martha's vineyard. he spoke to the disabled veteran's national convention in orlando, florida. wendall goller and traveling with the president. what was the announcement in the convention >> they unveiled a action plan to improve diagnosis treatment of brain injuries. they are surviving injuries that would have killed them in the past and they are coming home with injuries that are unseen. one of the goal of the research is reducing suicide. and backlog of disability claims. >> after years when the backlog kept growing and finally the backlog is shrinking. it is done 20 percent and we are turning the tide and we are not going to let up until we eliminate the backlog once and for all. >> adding treatment for vietnam era exposure to agent orange and expanding treatment for post taumatic stress disorder and the backlog was more in march. >> i mentioned that the president is in the vineyard in massachusetts. what is happening with him and his family? the president hopes to get in golf and lighter reading. he and the girls will go o
's father is speaking out president obama hitting the golf course on vacation in martha's vineyard. things didn't go exactly well at least when they started out. he misses his first cut reaction picking his knee up hoping to get the ball to drop in. he eventually just doctorings that putt in. the president will be out there for a week. >> we are anxiously awaiting several huge economic reports due out this week. how will wall street fair? let's turn to lauren simonetti with that and all of your other top business stories. >> wall street could be in for another down week. it turns out investors aren't fed up with talking about the fed. and the likelihood that the nation central bank will taper the stimulus next month. more federal reserve members speak this week wall street is listening to them and watching you. did you spend money last month? earnings from huge retailers, macy's, nordstrom, wal-mart and others this week. some worried their second biggest shopping season the back to school season is off to a slow start. popular changes american eagle they have already warned about lower sal
obama deserves his upcoming martha's vineyard vacation. yes or no? is it go to greta wire.com and vote in our poll. this is a fox news alert. a wildfire burning out of control in southern california. you are looking at live pictures from banning, california. a wildfire scorching 5,000 acres, destroying many homes. three mountain towns are under mandatory evacuation. one firefighter injured and tonight air quality warnings are going out to most of riverside county. we will continue updates and the wildfire later in the program. but straight ahead, news tonight that obama care just hit another hurdle. you won't like this one. it is your personal information at risk. a deadly secret uncovered. a college professor's past comes back to haunt him and strikes fear on a college campus. that story is coming up. ♪ how mu protein does your dog food have? 18 percent? 20? new purina one true instinct has 30. active dogs crave nutrient-dense food. so we made purina one true instinct. learmore at purinaone.com for the strong and the elegant. for the authentic. for at home and on the go. for pessimi
in martha's vineyard, but it is not like the president is far from the job. wendell goler tells us about one item on the president's to do list. >> reporter: in between missing putts with golfing buddies, president obama may use some of his time on his vacation thinking about a replacement for fed chairman ben bernanke, who is leaving the most powerful economic position in the world in january. >> it is definitely one of the most important economic decisions i make in the remainder of my presidency. >> reporter: he told reporters friday that he is considering a number of qualified candidates, some experts think the short list is down to larry summers, former head of national economic council, and treasury secretary under president clinton, and janet yellin, the first woman to head the fed. >> 70, 80% of value, yellin will be the nominee. and if it would be someone else, summers, there has to be market adjustment. >> reporter: that adjustment would likely be down. but wouldn't last longs. given the fed's dual mandate, keeping inflation low and employment high, the latter should be the focus.
and today we learn that the president will hold a press conference tomorrow before he heads to martha's vineyard for vacation. to add to this, the always shy demur ann coulter. how are you? >> fine, thank you. so looking forward to talk with you. >> so many think the american people are too dependent on government. what does that say? >> to be honest with you, the american people are a little schizophrenic on it. they always say government is too big and then you start talking about what you're going to cut. no, no, don't cut that. the one exception to that is obama care and that's why amnesty is so important. if amnesty goes through, obama care will never, ever, ever be overturned. i think for one thing, please do not take your eye off the ball, republicans, whether it's the government shutdown or defunding obama care. biggest issue facing us is blocking obama care. it's already passed in the senate and they're trying to slip it through, especially by not talking about it. politicians know that as soon as we talk about it, people will start writing and calling and telling us we don't
should check martha's vineyard. joining me with reaction to the latest developments out of syria, radio talk show host dana lesch and democratic strategist penny lee. ladies, good evening. dana, penny, good to see you both. >> thank you, david. >> do you know where samantha power was? >> i don't. do i think that we're perhaps owed an explanation from the administration. however, i'm a little in this case it's a little bit odd for me. because i'm hesitant to actually blame samantha power for this. to me it seems if you look at what she said after she was nominated for this post, during the confirmation hearing, she was really pressing immediate action on the part of the u.n. in syria. if you look at how she held a twitter town cal last week she was tweeting about this yesterday as well this. is something that has been pressing upon her for a long time. she wanted to see some action. so when she's not there at this meeting and she send a substitute that's been basically the place holder, a career diplomat, nothing against rosemary decarlo but her focus has not been in the same places that
.com we put the law on your side. >>> the president and first lady arrived in martha's vineyard for a vacation off of the up scale island of massachusetts. they flew there from florida and the president and mrs. obama spoke at a national convention for disabled veterans. the president's family begins time off after relentless pressure of al qaeda in southern yesmen and aimed at disrupting a threat on the arabian peninsula. a drone strike there the eighth in two weeks killed two more suspected al qaeda militants. the good news is that the al qaeda threat that forced us to close 19 of the embassies and consulates overseas never materialized, but the bad news is that it was serious enough for us to seem to run scared and shutting our doors and evacuating some of the people through the muslim world. what does congressman peter king think? let's ask the former chairman of the house homeland security committee. congressman, was it an overreaction? >> well, it is not an overreaction, and i support what the president did in the limited time frame, because once we saw the enormity of the
. senior white house foreign affairs correspondent is in martha's vineyard where the president is vacationing with the first family. wendell, lawmakers are waying in on this relationship and the decision to cancel the meeting there at the summit. >> reporter: harris, they did on the sunday talk shows, few if any willing to say canceling the summit was a mistake. but there are a lot of questions about and criticisms of the relationship. john mccain says the u.s. ought to press harder for the european missile defense and he asks what edward snowden was doing with so much classified information anyway. >> it couldn't have been part of his job. what about congressional oversight? have we had a failure there? clearly, mr. snowden's being granted asylum in russia is a signal of incredibly bad relations between the united states and russia. and mr. putin putting his thumb right in america's eye. >> reporter: former nsa director michael hayden says he doubts there will be major changes in the agency's operation. he notes the president has called for more transparency and for a civil li
for martha's vineyard this weekend. do the american people think that either of them deserve that vacation. >> no. he's been on vacation his whole tenure. >> i don't believe anybody has worked hard enough to take vacations. >> you work hard enough and you get your own money, you get your own vacation. i would say he needs to work a little bit harder and deserve to get his vacation. >> if he spends his own money on his own vacation, it would be better. >> i think everybody deserves to go on vacation but it seems like he is always on vacation. >> should congress be gone from washington for the next five weeks? >> absolutely not. they do not deserve a vacation at all, nope. >> how about you? >> when you think about it, we are probably better off. the more days they are not working, the better off we are. >> i think they maybe should have a week break but five weeks at a time is a lot. >> whether they are on vacation or not, i don't think they get time away from their jobs even if it is a five-week recess. i suspect much of the work of congress is done while they are on recess. >> i would like
's newsroom." martha has time with the family. welcome back. >> you got it, i'm here. good to see you, nice to see all of you as well. these polls are stunning. record, 74%. three out of four voters tell fox news they think americans rely too much on the government and not enough on themselves. bill: stuart varney, host of "varney & company" fox business network. good morning to you. take inside the numbers and tell us what they say. >> look deeply inside the food stamp program. 53% of the respondents think government makes it too easy to get food stamps. 57% think people are taking advantage of the food stamp program. there is overwhelmingly negative view of this particular form of handout, welfare entitlement. bill: a lot of people think there is abuse in this. 14 million more americans since 2009. >> yep. bill: up more than a million in the last year alone? >> that is correct. and the government is still advertising to bring more people into the food stamp program. and by the way, bill, the cost of that program has gone up dramatically. 78 billion-dollars per year as of now. up 25 billio
the president took off on vacation for the rest of the summer. >> tucker: martha's vineyard. >> alisyn: nine days. >> clayton: that feels like the rest of the summer. before he left washington he decided to give us all something to digest this weekend as we diet through his long press conference yesterday. and one of the things the president mentioned yesterday this weekend, 18 of the 19 embassies that had been closed as a result of that terror threat are going to be reopened suddenly. >> tucker: yes that there was a time limit on that and apparently the time limit has expired. he attempted to answer the question. if al qaeda is on the run and no longer a threat, then why we are cowering before the threat of al qaeda. trying to thread the needle, here is what president obama said? >> it's entirely consistent to say that this tightly organized and relatively centralized al qaeda that attacked us on 9/11 has been broken apart. and is very weak and does not have a lot of operational capacity. and to say we still have these oorge regional organizations like aqap, they can pose a threat. >> aqap
is on vacation a there is no less tension between two world leaders. wendall golfer is live in martha's vineyard. >> reporter: we'll take a look at u.s.-russian relations in light of moscow's decision to grant edward snowden political asylum after this. and 900 million dollars are changing hands online. that's why hp built a new kind of server. one that's 80% smaller. uses 89% less energy. and costs 77% less. it's called hp moonshot. and it's giving the internet the room it needs to grow. this&is gonna be big. hp moonshot. it's time to build a better enterprise. together. there's a new way to fight litter box odor. introducing tidy cats with glade tough odor solutions. two trusted names, one amazing product. ♪ i'm bethand i'm michelle. and we own the paper cottage. it's a stationery and gifts store. anything we purchase for the paper cottage goes on our ink card. so you can manage your business expenses and access them online instantly with the game changing app from ink. we didn't get into business to spend time managing receipts, that's why we have ink. we like being in business because we
could grow down. >> do it with girlfriends and it would be fair and balanced. martha: that is not good. gregg, we'll see you tomorrow. "happening now" starts right now. have a good day. jon: brand new stories and breaking news. he clear ad background check without any warning bells. a former flight attendant with a history of trouble pleads guilty to making bomb threats. how did he slip through the cracks? >>> from hollywood to behind bars how this 1970s teen star is in big trouble with the law. >>> what is the secret to a healthy life. study on super agers and remarkly healthy looking brains. it is all "happening now." jon: but first, major developments out of egypt where ousted leader hosni mubarak has been released from jail. a move that could further divide a country already in crisis. good morning to you, i'm jon scott. >> i'm heather childers in for jenna lee. good to be here. jon: good to have you here, heather. >> mubarak was transported by hello cop from this prison to a military hospital in cairo. from there we're told he will be placed under house arrest. his release threate
. martha: see you back here tomorrow. another day with gregg. "happening now" starts right now. "america's newsroom" which is you, have a good day. we'll see you tomorrow. jon: fox news alert on two high-profile military courts-martial right now. a judge sentences army private bradley manning to 35 years in prison. he was convicted in one of the largest leaks of u.s. secrets in history. in texas the accused fort hood shooter rests his case without calling any witnesses to testify on his behalf. nidal hasan is accused of killing 13 people and wounding dozens at the military base in 2009. he could face the death penalty. we have live reports on both of these cases coming up. but first, brand new stories and breaking news. >> she was taken against her will by a suspected killer and family friend. now a request for this kidnapped teenager to give a dna sample. who is asking for this very personal information? >>> also, is it safe to go into the woods if you're end of summer plans take you outside. you better beware. our medical experts on the rising signs of ticks. >>> video of an unbelievab
military exercise known as bright star an announcement the president made in martha's vineyard last week and announced our aid and assistance with egypt was under review. >> how are the americans doing with this? a new pugh poll out today, 51% say cut off military aid, 26% say continue military aid, 23% do not know. on the second question what about the president's response towards the egyptian military. 50% say he has not been tough enough. 6% too tough, 12% saying just about right. gives you an idea when 50% of the public in this pugh poll says the president has not been tough enough. >> thank you, ed. >>> new evidence a dangerous environment for christians in egypt is getting worse. reports that coptic homes and businesses are physically marked with big black xs for future attacks. churches are being burned to the ground and rounded up nuns and paraded like prisoners of war. are we looking at an all out jihad on christians. don't miss it at 2:30. >>> we're also seeing a troubling study today suggesting it is more profitable in some cases to take taxpayer entitl entitlements than hold
. that will do it for us. martha: batman and robin they're both cool. bye, everybody. heather: right now, brand new stories and breaking news. jon: there is chilling new info out of syria as brutal violence there continues a new report says more than a million children are refugees there now, as pressure mounts for the president and the world to decide on a course of action. >>> growing anger over a horrific murder in oklahoma. new details about three teenagers accused of gunning down a college baseball player just for fun. >>> plus hillary clinton ahead in the polls but she might face real competition if she decides to run for the white house. why some big names are testing the waters now to see if they might jump into the democratic primary race. it is all "happening now." but we begin with this fox news alert on new protests in egypt. good morning to you, i'm jon scott. >> i'm heather childers in for jenna lee again. nice to be here. jon: good to have you here, heather. heather: the muslim brotherhood call it a so-called, friday of martyrs. jon: the rallies are another show of support for ou
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